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Lupe Rojano Sweeney Krewe of Des Allemands Grand Marshal Lupe Rojano Sweeney
February 28 at 11:29 am
Leading the Krewe of Des Allemands parade this year will be Grand Marshall Lupe Sweeney.

Yvonne “Choote” Troxler Champagne Krewe of Lul Grand Marshal Yvonne “Choote” Troxler Champagne
February 28 at 11:24 am
This year’s grand marshal for the Krewe of Des Allemands parade is Yvonne “Choote” Troxler Champagne.

2014 Mardi Gras Royalty 2014 Mardi Gras Royalty
February 28 at 11:20 am
Revelers are preparing once again to line the streets of Luling and Des Allemands with family and friends to celebrate the Mardi Gras season and catch a glimpse and maybe a special throw from those honored as this year’s royalty.

Bryce Robinson, Breanne Bias and Beau Robinson all medalled at LHSAA State Indoor Track Championships on Saturday. HHS trio loads up on medals at Indoor Track Championships
February 28 at 11:05 am
The Hahnville track trio of Breanne Bias, Beau Robinson and Bryce Robinson put an exclamation point on an indoor track season that can only be described as a complete success.

Krewe of G-Old-Timers Dance
February 28 at 11:00 am
LULING - A Mardi Gras dance for the parish’s golden oldies will be held on Friday, Feb. 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

I’m sorry, will you forgive me?
February 28 at 10:49 am
By "Deacon G" Gautrau
How many of us have done something for which we should have asked forgiveness, but haven’t?

Race for attorney general has many facets
February 28 at 10:47 am
By John Maginnis and Jeremy Alford
Former Congressman Jeff Landry announced Monday that he wants to be Louisiana’s top lawyer and will be challenging incumbent Attorney General Buddy Caldwell in 2015.

It’s time to be merry at carnival
February 28 at 10:46 am
With a cold and icy winter still trying to keep us in tow, it is time to relax and enjoy the carnival spirit which arrives this weekend in southeast Louisiana. Here in St. Charles Parish, residents are getting ready to celebrate at the Krewe of Lul parade, which starts Saturday at noon, and the Krewe of Des Allemands parade, which begins at 1 p. m. Sunday.

Hahnville junior Kendrick Jones, who has only been wrestling for two years, won the second wrestling state championship in school history last weekend. Hahnville wrestler wins state championship
February 28 at 10:44 am
Hahnville junior Kendrick Jones became the second wrestler in his school’s history to win a state championship when he claimed a 4-2 sudden victory over Daniel Relayson of Holy Cross in the finals of the 195-pound weight class.

Arrests (Feb. 27)
February 28 at 10:44 am
•Kim P. Smith, 24, of 98 Lorraine St. in Destrehan, was arrested on Feb. 20 and charged with five counts of burglary of a moveable and four counts of attempted single burglary.

Inspection will determine if $2.6 million high school fields need turf replacement
February 28 at 10:43 am
After signs of premature wear were discovered last year, the artificial turf fields at both Hahnville and Destrehan highs schools were recently inspected to assess whether warranties on the fields had been breached by the company who installed them.

Drinking water safe despite river oil spill
February 28 at 10:42 am
The St. Charles Parish water intakes on the Mississippi River were temporarily shut off last weekend as a precaution after an oil spill in Vacherie threatened to pollute drinking water downstream.

JP McGraw, who graduated from Hahnville in 2009, is using a crowdfunding website to try and fund his college education. HHS grad takes unique approach to funding college  Video Included
February 28 at 10:40 am
A Luling college student who is following his dreams to become an animator is looking for help in funding his education through a unique method called crowdfunding.

Burglar sniffed out by K-9 pleads guilty Burglar sniffed out by K-9 pleads guilty
February 28 at 10:37 am
A 24-year-old Luling man who was tracked down by a K-9 officer has pleaded guilty to two counts of simple burglary.

Ed Wahden was inducted into the Loyola Wolf Pack Hall of Fame after an illustrious baseball career in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Luling slugger inducted into Loyola Hall of Fame
February 28 at 10:34 am
A pillar of the St. Charles Parish community was recently inducted into the hall of fame at a local university on the merits of his baseball play in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Police: 4 injured in hammer, knife attack Police: 4 injured in hammer, knife attack
February 28 at 10:33 am
A Kenner woman and her mother are accused of using a hammer and knife to attack and injure four St. Rose women inside their home. One of the victims says she was knocked unconscious by the hammer while another was stabbed three times, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Unique flair, fun big draw to Des Allemands parade Unique flair, fun big draw to Des Allemands parade
February 28 at 10:32 am
With more than 50 years of history, the Krewe of Des Allemands parade will roll down its familiar route with 14 floats and more than 250 riders.

25 floats, 400 riders will parade through Luling 25 floats, 400 riders will parade through Luling
February 28 at 10:26 am
Around 400 riders will grace 25 floats when the Krewe of Lul rolls through the streets of Luling on Saturday.

29 vehicles up for grabs at sheriff’s auction
29 vehicles up for grabs at sheriff’s auction
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A 2002 BMW, 1999 Mercedes ML3 and a 2007 Ford F150 are among the 29 vehicles that will be auctioned off by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office on Saturday.

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